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Tortious claims and climate change: Where are we now?

Global, USA - January 31 2022 So begins the recent judgment of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand in Smith v Fonterra,1 in which the court considered whether to strike out a cause…

Alexander Chaize, Sarah Ellington (née McMurray), Iain Thain

Comparing ESG disclosure rules for funds in the EU, UK and the US - SFDR, SDR and SEC proposals

USA - October 5 2022 Europe’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has been followed by equivalent proposals in other jurisdictions, particularly the UK and…

Brent L. Bernell, Rhys Davies, Erin Lachaal, Caroline Pimpaud, Catherine Pogorzelski, Deanna R. Reitman, Erin Sculthorpe

Commodities Trading News and Trends

USA - December 16 2020 Welcome to the inaugural issue of Commodities Trading News and Trends, the first in a series aiming to help commodity market participants identify…

Jeffrey Bourdon, Robert J. Gruendel, Glenn A. Reitman, Deanna R. Reitman

California regulations on diverting organic waste go into effect January 1: new rules affect municipalities and food sector, bring opportunities for composting and biofuel businesses

United Kingdom, USA - December 16 2021 In January 2022, California’s SB 1383 regulations targeting short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) will begin to take effect. CalRecycle will begin…

Vanessa Adriance, Deanna R. Reitman

Slave-Free Business Certification Act proposes audit requirements for labor abuses in major company supply chains

USA - August 27 2020 Forced labor and modern slavery remain widespread today, creeping into supply chains in virtually every industry. Increasing consumer awareness of…

Eva (Evi) Schueller